Question of Western Sahara is present at Festival of Humanity 2014

Paris, September 13, 2014 (SPS) - The Western Sahara will be represented this weekend by two stalls at the World Village Festival of Humanity by the Association of Sahrawi Community in France and the Association of Sahrawis in France.
A discussion on the question of Western Sahara jointly organized by the Association of Sahrawis in France (ASF) and the Association of Sahrawi Community in France (ACSF), with the support of the Platform of Solidarity with the People of Western Sahara is scheduled for Sunday in the World village.

Moroccan authorities expel Basque delegation from occupied Dakhla

Dakhla (Occupied Territories) September 13, 2014 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupation authorities expelled Thursday Spanish human rights delegation from the Basque region from the occupied city of Dakhla to the Moroccan city of Agadir .
"We were informed by the Moroccan authorities that we are persona non grata," said a member of the delegation after the expulsion.

Saharawi delegation participates in 27th session of UN Council of Human Rights

Geneva, September 13, 2014 (SPS) -  A Saharawi delegation participates in the 27th session of the United Nations Council of Human Rights which takes place September 8-27, according to a source of the delegation.
The participation of the Saharawi delegation aims at shedding light on the serious violations of human rights perpetrated by the Moroccan occupier against Saharawi citizens in the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

School year 2014/15 starts in all Saharawi provinces

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), Sept 10, 2014 (SPS) - The academic year 2014-2015 started Sunday morning in all schools in the provinces of the Saharawi Republic (SADR).

The kick-off was given by the Minister of Education Ms. Mariam Salek Hmada.

On Tuesday, the ministry of education organized local conferences in all provinces to prepare for the start of this year’s school year.

Cuba, Spain and Italy donate 1,200 tons of sugar and barley for Saharawi refugees

Oran (Algeria), Sept 10, 2014 (SPS) - A total of 1,200 tons of sugar and barley for the benefit of the Saharawi refugees on Wednesday delivered at the port of Oran, Algerian, by the World Food Programme of the United Nations.

These donations announced Wednesday at the port of Oran in the presence of the Italian Ambassador in Algeria, Consul General of Spain in Oran, representatives of the Algerian and Saharawi Red Crescent.

Occupied Western Sahara turned to big prison, despite presence of UN flag (President Mohamed Abdelaziz)

Awserd (refugee camps), Sept 10, 2014 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz on Wednesday said that the occupied Saharawi territories are being turned into a “big prison” by Moroccan occupation, despite the presence of the UN flag.

Preparatory Committee for Saharawi Social Forum holds its fourth meeting

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), Sept 8, 2014, (SPS) - The Preparatory Committee for the Saharawi Social Forum held today at the headquarters of the Association of Families of Saharawi Prisoners and Disappeared (AFAPREDESA) its fourth meeting to view the work of the sub-committees.

POLISARIO Front Representative received at Danish Foreign Ministry

Copenhagen, Sept 9, 2014 (SPS) - Polisario Front’s Representative to Denmark, Mr. Abba Malainin, received Tuesday by Mr. Peter E. Eilschow, head of Section in the Department of North Africa and the Middle East (MENA) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, according to a press release of the Saharawi representation to Denmark.

The two parties discussed the latest developments related to the issue of Western Sahara and the UN peace process.

Saharawi Students Union: new elected leadership takes on

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), Sept 9, 2014 (SPS) - The outgoing leadership of the Saharawi Students Union (UESARIO) on Tuesday handed over tasks and equipment for the new elected leadership, in the presence of Mr. Salem Labsir, head of the Polisario Front’s Political Organization Secretariat.

The handing over ceremony was attended by members of the National Secretariat, parliamentarians, and cadres in the Saharawi state, as well as former and current leaders of the Union.

HRW urges Morocco to address cases of Saharawi activists imprisoned after unfair trials

New York, Sept 9, 2014 (SPS) - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Moroccan Government to address the cases of Saharawi political activists imprisoned after unfair trials, highlighting that courts “can’t deliver justice if they ignore allegations that officials tortured the defendant into confessing.”


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